The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center’s popular “Tuesday Talks” lecture series for horse owners and professionals will be presented hybrid in 2023. Each presentation will start promptly at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month from February to May. Guests are welcome to attend in person or via a webinar link.
Your registration will provide a link to attend the entire series of four presentations. To register go to: https://aimsbbis.vt.edu/tuesday-talks-2023
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14: Jennifer Barrett, Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Equine Surgery
“Let’s Get Moving! Regenerative medicine for orthopedic injuries”
From stem cells to blood-based biologics, the choices for treating tendon, ligament, and joint injuries are myriad. Learn the biology behind the therapies, most notably the evidence supporting their use.
TUESDAY, MARCH 14: Elizabeth MacDonald, Clinical Instructor of Equine Medicine
“The Scoop on Loose Poop: Equine Diarrhea”
Diarrhea in the horse can range from mild chronic diarrhea to acute severe diarrhea. The common causes of diarrhea in the horse will be reviewed, along with ways to diagnose the underlying cause, and when to become concerned as an owner.
TUESDAY, APRIL 11: Megan Marchitello, Clinical Instructor of Equine Medicine
“Equine Respiratory Disease: It’s a lung story”
An overview of the equine respiratory tract and common pathology.
TUESDAY, MAY 9: Teresa Hopfgartner, Resident, Equine Surgery
“Lumps and Bumps – Common Equine Skin Tumors”
While cancer is not as prevalent in horses as it is in humans, cancers of the skin are fairly common in horses and most of them are easy to spot. We will be discussing the most common skin tumors in horses – sarcoids, squamous cell carcinomas, and melanomas – in horses and discuss how the (surgical) treatment is applied and what you can expect following treatment.
At the end of each presentation, there will be a Q&A session.
There is no charge to attend these webinars, but we ask that you consider supporting the center’s Good Samaritan Fund, which provides financial assistance to equine owners who are unable to financially support the treatment of serious and/or life-threatening conditions when a successful outcome and good quality of life are likely.
The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center is a premier equine hospital located at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia, in the heart of the mid-Atlantic region’s horse country and is one of three animal health care facilities of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.
To learn more about the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center go to: https://emc.vetmed.vt.edu/
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Andrew Mann, Director of Communications
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